South West Nuclear Hub welcomes EDF Energy as a member2 January 2018Following a successful opening in September 2016, the South West Nuclear Hub started welcoming its members. Out of these, in November 2016 EDF Energy joined the South West Nuclear Hub. This is a significant step in the implementation of the Hub’s delivery model, and a testimony to the fact that EDF Energy, the EDF Group and Bristol University have long been strategic partners.
Revisting Quantum Teleportation17 October 2017Dr. Paul Skrzypczyk of the Quantum Information and Foundations group at University of Bristol, together with collaborators from ICFO – The Institute for Photonic Sciences, Barcelona, have shed new light on quantum teleportation.
University spin-outs announced as winners of major venture capital initiative17 October 2017Two University of Bristol spin-out companies, Zeetta Networks and KETS Quantum Security, have been announced as winners of a major venture capital initiative led by BT, the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and Facebook, which will provide them with access to investors with funds totalling £125 million.
Nanoantenna arrays power a new generation of fluorescence-based sensors17 October 2017Researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Bedfordshire, in collaboration with multinational company ABB, have designed and tested a series of plasmonic nanoantenna arrays that could lead to the development of a new generation of ultrasensitive and low-cost fluorescence sensors that could be used to monitor water quality.
Bristol scientists pinpoint the singularity for quantum computers 11 October 2017Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that super-powerful quantum computers, which scientists and engineers across the world are racing to build, need to be even more powerful than previously thought before they can beat today’s ordinary PCs.
Quantum Tricritical Points 11 September 2017Dr Sven Friedemann of the Correlated Electron Group at the University of Bristol, together with collaborators, has found a new phase transition in a ferromagnet at zero temperatures.
BCFN at the Festival of Physics4 March 2017First-year students from the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials led visitors through some of the weirder quirks of the light all around us at the Institute of Physics' annual festival, here at the University of Bristol.